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The two bags of book winners from last weekend's Weekend Edition are Cindy W and Marsha B.
Tuesday Sandra Leesmith talked about the "Perfect Place to Write." We discussed what works for you. Lyndee is the winner of a surprise box of Arizona goodies in honor of her latest release, Love's Dream Song. Elaine Manders is the winner of a copy of Love's Dream Song.
|Recipe from The Yankee Belle Cafe|
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Come hang out with guest DiAnn Mills, bringing us "A Writer's Tenacity." She'll be giving away a signed copy of her new release, "Deadlock."
Tuesday: It's time for the December Contest Update! Stop by to meet our December Diva. Yes! The prize vault is open and we have some super exciting contest news to share.
Wednesday: Winnie Griggs with be here today, talking about "Backstory: Weaving It In Without Slowing The Pace." How to effectively select what pieces of backstory to include ‘on stage’, when to reveal them and how to thread them through your story in a non author-intrusive manner. Winnie is giving away a copy of her upcoming December release The Holiday Courtship.
Thursday: We welcome back, author and editor, C.S. Lakin with her post, "Starting Your Scenes with a Bang." Stop by to chat and you may win an ecopy of 5 Editors Tackle the 12 Fatal Flaws of Fiction Writing.
Friday: Best of the Archives featuring Sandra Leesmith. Sandra will revisit the popular post about using real life experiences in your writing. Comments are closed on Friday to give us all time to read and write and enjoy the archives.
|Gratuitous picture of Tina's Arizona tangerine tree at Thanksgiving.|
Have we got some Love Inspired fun for you! From Love Inspired Facebook
|An Unexpected Groom and Her Small-Town Cowboy|
|Rocky Mountain Reunion and Alaskan Sanctuary|
|Center photo shows L to R, Missy Tippens, Debbie Giusti, Myra Johnson, Mary Curry, Mary Giusti & Julie Hilton Steele (in the center).|
Random News & Information
Thank you to the Villagers and Seekers who sent links and news! A few extra links this weekend to enjoy as you relax with your pecan or pumpkin pie.
Meet the newest Love Inspired authors who sold their books via our Blurb to Book challenge and read their exciting call stories! If you dream of writing for Love Inspired, this will definitely inspire you! Click here.
The Day Jobs That Inspired Famous Authors (Adzuna Blog)
Our Favorite Bookish Tweets (Read It Forward)
Will You Sell More Books on a Holiday? (BookBub Partners)
5 Ways to Use Instagram as an Author (Jane Friedman)
Calling the Winner of So You Think You Can Write 2015 (YouTube Video)
Disappearing Amazon Reviews: The Facts Behind Amazon's Review Purges (Anne R. Allen's Blog)
The Big Reason Why Agents and Editors Often Stop Reading (Jane Friedman)
6 Ideas for Getting Your Book More International Exposure (BookBub Partners)
Five Years (Marie Force Blog)
How to “Fix” Unlikable Characters (The Write Practice)
What IS a Target Audience? What You Need to Know (BadRedhead Media)
Seekerville gives thanks for these books that released or will be released in 2015. #NoLimits.
If you are visiting today we invite you to comment, and one commenter will win their of choice of ebook or print -as available on Amazon-from these 2015 releases.
That's it! Have a great reading and writing weekend.